When in 1759 Col. John Hale, leader of the British cavalry’s newly formed Light Dragoons, conceived the regiment’s death-or-glory insignia, he did so to honor his former commander, Gen.
Italian clothing maker Corneliani (800.222.9477, www.corneliani.com) recently obtained a small cache of Super 210 fabric woven from wool f
Ballantyne and 13 other Scottish yarn spinners, weavers, and knitters—including Johnstons, Alex Begg, John Laing, William Lockie, Peter Scott, and Hawick—compose the Scottish Cashmere Club, a col
Richard hope’s rough and rugged hands suggest that the 63-year-old Scottish textile worker spends his 10-hour days wrestling with the heaviest machinery.
Gucci has updated its woven GG insignia for its La Pelle Guccissima collection; like a cattle brand, the GG logo now is burned into handbags, shoes, luggage, small leather goods, and gift items
With the art of the Trench, a new custom service from Burberry, you can design your own made-to-measure trench coat by selecting the fabric, style, color, and a detachable lining.
Sometimes the difference indeed is in the details. With clothing, features that might go unnoticed—the lining, the stitching, the buttons—can also be those that place it among the finest.
Shirtmaker Ignatious Joseph once phoned a client of his every Monday for three weeks, seeking feedback on an orange-and-light-blue Egyptian cotton shirt that he had made for him.
As much as Jack Smith appreciates the Indigo Island stewards’ ability to provide the resort’s guests with absolute seclusion (“Deep Blue Secret,” page 112), he believes it would be impossible for
When David Chu sold his Nautica clothing brand in 2003 to VF Corp. for more than $585 million, the designer and businessman envisioned whiling away his days on the golf course.